New ARC Letter: Past for Inspiration

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New ARC Letter: Past for Inspiration

July 31, 2013

Le Ravissement de Psyche
by William Bouguereau
We have recently added a letter by Eric Alexander Santoli, who has written in on what it is like to be a young artist today who looks towards the past for inspiration.

"I studied one painter in particular who is a favorite on the ARC website: William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905). "What a brilliant painter", I thought and still do think even as I am writing this. His technique was superb, and his Victorian ideals satisfied me on an aesthetic level. I studied him and would only get looks of dismay when I said his name and spoke about him at school."

To read the full letter, click here.